Bookspots - France


       6 Rue du Pont Louis-Philippe  
       75004 Paris

Shop with beautiful papers and stationery products. One of our absolute favourites in Paris. The Rue du Pont Louis-Philippe a.k.a. The Paper Street has many nice little paper and stationery shops. Don't miss this street if you are visiting Paris.

       9 Rue du Pont Louis-Philippe  
       75004 Paris

Papier+ is a shop with their own designed products in a wide palette of fun colours.

       3 Rue Poitevins
       75006 Paris

An old family business selling everything you need for traditional bookbinding.

       L'eclat de Verre                                       
       2 Bis Rue Mercoeur
       75011 Paris

Picture framing store which also offers papers, craft materials and more. You can find their stores all over France.

       86 Avenue Ledru Rollin
       75012 Paris

Sofic sells some bookbinding leather but mostly leather for other industries so it's a great place to find unusual stuff.

       42 Rue Saint Jacques
       75005 Paris

Jullien caters mostly for the luxury leathergoods industry but they do a goat which is breathtaking.

       52 Boulevard Richard Lenoir
       75011 Paris

Poulain offers a wide choice of suede goat and pig skins in amazing colours.

       Les Trois Ours                                  
       La petite école / Librairie / Gallery
       2 + 6, Passage Rauch
       75011 PARIS

The non-profit organisation Les Trois Ourses (The three bears) focuses on the artistic education of children. Great books for adults too. They distribute hard-to-find books, publishes unusual works, conceives and curates exhibitions, and develops training programs and workshops around books by artists. *Recommended by Bettina Pauly

       Librairie Auguste Blaizot                                 
       164 rue du Faubourg St-Honoré
       75008 Paris

Famous librarian in Paris with old bindings.

       3, Quai Voltaire
       75007 Paris

Art supply store.


       Moulin d'Larroque (Paper mill)                                      
       40 Avenue de Cahors 
       24150 Couze (Dordogne)

Paper mill built in the 13th century, still producing traditional/hand made papers. They have a little shop where they sell their beautiful papers. *Recommended by Marja Wilgenkamp


       Musée Au fil du papier
       Hôtel de la Monnaie
       13, rue Magot de Rogéville
        54700 Pont-a-Mousson

Museum with everyday life objects made of Papier marché. *Recommended by Marlene Hoogeveen



       Moulin de Kereon

Paper mill in Bretagne. Ateliers d'Art Papier. You can see the work of a bookbinder and paper maker. They sell handmade paper made of linen, hemp, ferns and peat. *Recommended by Anne-Marie Burger


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